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Conscientious objection is yet another Ashkenazi privilege

<b>Praise for IDF refusenik Tair Kaminer’s “ethics” obscures the fact that an illustrious military service is the Mizrahim’s litmus test for social</b> …

12 Easy Ideas For One-Pot Chicken Dinners

Winner, winner.

James Madison was an artist, and the Constitution should be read like poetry

America’s foundational text bears closer relation to a piece of music than a legal document. An expert explains<p><i>May 1 is Law Day, a day set aside to honor the role law, justice, and equality play in improving American society. To mark the occasion, the National Book Review interviewed Burt Neuborne,</i> …

Knife, bone, and dung cast doubt on Bering Strait theory and indicate humans spread through Americas 1,500 years earlier than thought, researchers say<p>A stone knife, mastodon bones and fossilized dung found in an underwater sinkhole show that humans lived in north Florida about 14,500 years ago, …

Anthropology

16 bad habits that are sabotaging your productivity

While this is no easy feat, getting more done in less time is a much more attainable goal if you're not sabotaging yourself with bad habits.<p>Following are 16 things you should stop doing right now to become more productive.<p><i>Aaron Taube contributed to an earlier version of this article.</i>

Use Egg Wrappers Instead of Tortillas for Protein-Packed Sandwiches

Pinwheel sandwiches are beautiful and easy to make. If you’re avoiding wheat or just want to vary your sandwich wrapper, try using eggs.<p>A sandwich …

Michigan trying to make practices more efficient with new technology

Michigan is looking into the possibility of using wearable technology to communicate plays and practice plans to its players on the field.<p>Your …

You know Ezekiel Elliott. These charts explain the NFL Draft's other best RB picks

Using advanced stats and NFL Combine data to profile the major running back prospects, from Ezekiel Elliott, Derrick Henry and Alex Collins to under-the-radar prospects like DeAndre Washington.<p>What kind of player are you, and how good are you at being that kind of player? There's a pretty good …

NFL execs say anonymous reports on Myles Jack overblown, 'disgusting'

Here's the reality on Myles Jack, one of the top prospects in the draft: His knee checks out and one NFL execs says these anonymous leaks …

In her new book, Harvard historian Elizabeth Hinton tracks the way liberal American politicians, not the conservative Republicans, brought us the mass incarceration black Americans suffer today<p>What if the mass incarceration and policing of African Americans in the United States was conceived not by …

Civil Rights

Should You Do Cardio Before or After Weights?

Cardio is maligned by so called "serious lifters" but done exclusively by 60 percent of those who set foot in the gym after 5 p.m. But who's right, and what is the best recipe for results?<p>Is there a magic ratio of weight training to cardio that should be done? Should cardio be cast aside for a …

This List Of Top Paying US Companies Is What Is Driving Income Inequality

We all seem to generally agree that US income inequality is rising. There’s rather more argument about why it is rising. There’re various culprits blamed: technological change, globalisation, perhaps just the sheer greed of corporate CEOs. The more information we get about the details the more it …

This Is Not a Drill: Rainbow Coffee Exists and It Is Magical AF

We've reached peak rainbow consumption.<p>First there was rainbow hair. Then there was rainbow grilled cheese. Now, dear readers, there is rainbow <i>coffee</i> and it is the divine creation of a man named Mason Salisbury, a "technista" at Sambalatte in Las Vegas. Look at it:<p>He only started futzing with the …

Ludlow Massacre: April 20, 1914 » Zinn Education Project

<i>Howard Zinn first learned of the Ludlow Massacre from a song by Woody Guthrie, which Zinn says, “nobody had ever mentioned in any of my history</i> …

Mining

Blackened Chicken Tacos with Pineapple Salsa

Are you ready for the tastiest day of the week? It’s almost Taco Tuesday, my friend! I want to make sure that you’re all set with a game plan. It …

8 Ways You're Ruining Your Coffee's Health Perks

Sure, you get the caffeine boost regardless—but if you want to make the most of your beans, avoid these big coffee prep mistakes.

Google, books and 'fair use'

Twelve years after Google shocked the book industry by announcing plans to copy millions of library books into a new online directory, the legal battle over the project has finally ended. The Supreme Court affirmed on Monday that Google can make copies for its index without obtaining the copyright …

University of Michigan

Christian Hackenberg: The Mystery Man of the NFL Draft

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Christian Hackenberg will never forget those long, languid Sundays in the autumn of 2013. Those were, he realizes now, some of his happiest college days.<p>Surrounded by a few of his football buddies, Christian would sit in his dorm room at Penn State and watch the New England …

Google Search data shows more New York primary interest for Sanders than Clinton

During elections and other major events, Google Trends usually posts interesting statistics and data visualizations based on search results. While not necessarily reflective of today’s New York primary, Bernie Sanders is leading (via <i>The Hill</i>) Hillary Clinton in search interest and other related …